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Small Businesses

One-off materials analysis, access to facilities and state-of-the-art scientific equipment, licensing opportunities, join research projects, and training courses - just some of the many ways in which we can help you grow and develop your business.

Opportunities for Small Businesses

IIPSI
International Institute for Product and Service Innovation (IIPSI)

Helping West Midlands SMEs access cutting edge technology to develop market leading products and services.

A funded facility where SMEs can experiment with a range of technology demonstrators and talk through their needs with experts co-located with the technology. An Innovation Programme delivered by a dedicated WMG SME team is available.


SCRA
Science City Research Alliance (SCRA)

The Science City Research Alliance of the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick is funded by Birmingham Science City, via Advantage West Midlands (AWM), in addition to other partners. The investment is funding joint equipment and research infrastructure at both institutions. The projects build on areas of complementary existing research strength of regional/national relevance.

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Warwick Ventures

Warwick Ventures provide businesses and investors access to the best of the University’s Intellectual Property. We support technology development, license IP and create spin-out companies that retain close ties to the University’s expertise. Our innovations span a wide range of technologies and sectors, and new innovations emerge every week.